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Bob Cantu's Biography

As a Paso Robles native and Paso Robles High School Class of ’92 graduate, Bob Cantu is the new owner of Marv’s Pizza, which is being renamed Marv’s Pizza and Sports Bar. 

Cantu was a three-year varsity player at Paso Robles High School from 1989-1992 and started his basketball coaching career at St. Rose, Mission Prep, Cuesta College and Cal Poly.  He most recently completed 3 years as Assistant Coach at University of Portland (UP).  Prior to Portland, Cantu spent 3 seasons with the University of Texas - El Paso (UTEP), and 12 seasons at USC as an assistant coach, associate head coach, and as interim head coach for the final 15 games of the 2012-13 season which was highlighted by wins at cross-town rival UCLA and over 11th-ranked Arizona at home.  


As a collegiate coach Cantu has helped lead teams to five NCAA Tournaments and 10 postseason appearances, has recruited and/or coached 14 NBA players and five NBA First Round Draft picks, and was consistently named as one of the nation’s top assistant coaches.  Over the years over 10,000 campers have attended his Bob Cantu Basketball Camps in Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo.

Bob Cantu

Owner of Marv's Pizza & Sports Bar

Founder of Bob Cantu Basketball Camps

Long time college basketball coach at:

Mission Prep, Cal Poly, Cuesta, USC, UTEP, & Portland


X: @coachbobcantu

IG: bobcantu22

FB: Marvs Pizza and Sports Bar

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